Winter vs Spring baby

Winter vs Spring baby

With my youngest having recently reached her half birthday we have safely come out the other side of the exhausting, amazing, overwhelming phase that is having a newborn baby.  For me, it's very much like riding a never ending seesaw, constantly flitting from revelling in the cuteness of tiny toes, first smiles and sleepy cuddles [...]

Cabin fever 

Cabin fever 

The toddler has been brewing a cold for the last few days.  Nothing as serious as man flu, but enough to slow him down and make him sound like he's been on 20 a day for the last 10 years.  Today, I decided to have a quiet day at home in the hope he'd have [...]

Sleep Maths

Sleep Maths

Every first time mum-to-be is repeatedly told how tired they will be when their bundle of joy arrives.  So much so, it can almost feel like a lecture at times.  “Sleep now before the baby comes” anyone?  Or the cheery “you have no idea what’s about to hit you”.  Hit me?  I’m having a baby [...]

Dear Sebastian 

Dear Sebastian 

Dear Sebastian, It's been nearly 5 months since you became a big brother and, my darling boy, mummy and daddy couldn't be prouder of you. Yes we've had a few bumps along the road but you've shown us what a kind, caring and loving boy you are with just a sprinkling of a tantrum here [...]